|Name:||Law No.74-FZ of 20 April 2014 to Amend the Federal Law "On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens".|
|Subject(s):||Labour codes, general labour and employment acts; Migrant workers|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation On-Line in Russian Federation Council of the Russian Federation, Russian Federation PDF in Russian (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2015-04-20)
|Abstract/Citation:||Supplements para 2 article 6.1 (Temporary residence of foreign citizens who have entered to RF under the procedure without the requirement of visa) with new sub-paragraph 5 establishing the requirement of a document proving the knowledge of Russian language, history and basics of RF legislation by a foreign citizen applying for temporary residence permit; supplements article 13.3 (Peculiarities of labour activity of foreign citizens who have entered to RF under the procedure without the requirement of visa, on the grounds of the patent) with sub-paragraph 7. Supplements Chapter I with new article 15.1 (Proof of knowledge of Russian language, history and basics of RF legislation by foreign citizens) defining the required types of proving documents, the category of foreigners who are exempt from this general requirement. Introduces new para 9.1-1 to article 18 (Invitation to enter into the RF of a foreign citizen with the aim of labour activity). Also introduces new article 37.1 (Peculiarities of the proof of knowledge of Russian language, history and basics of RF legislation by certain categories of foreign citizens).
Repeals, inter alia, paras 2-7 of article 1 of the law No. 185-FZ of 12 November 2012 "To Amend the law "On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens"" and article 27.2 of the law "On Education" (Sobranie zakonodatelstva Rossijskoj Federacii, 2012, No.47, p. 6396).
Paragraphs 7-9 of para 4 of article 1 enter into force on 1 September 2014.